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Hoppy Feet - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,243 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,243
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 67
Gots: 153 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jlindros on 12-26-2009)
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

beerman999999, Dec 20, 2011
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Ajlvt, Dec 15, 2011
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2.4/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Picked up a bottle on a trip to Boston. This was my first beer I've had from this brewery. The beer was bottled on 9/2011. It poured a very dark brown with a thin tan head. The aroma was grassy and dry, almost resembled a dry sponge. The taste was of overwhelmingly vegetal hop flavors without much of a malt presence. The carbonation and mouthfeel were appropriate for this style. Normally I love this style and I love hoppy beers, but the grassy hop flavors made it very difficult for me to finish the glass.

jonvan04, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

alamode, Dec 15, 2011
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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle dated 9/11.

Pours a dark black with no light thru, with a two finger head. Smells piney/ earthy hops, licorice, and a sweet maltiness. Taste of Licorice, carmel malts, bitter coffee, and a nice hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is very nice I like the style very much the hops are not as cirtus as the west coast, its a different flavor of hops and malts, form other black IPAs I've tried. Very interesting brew.

isaiahcutright, Dec 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

rondufresne, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

derricksmalls, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

freduardo, Dec 11, 2011
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brokentee, Dec 11, 2011
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cosmonick, Dec 10, 2011
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4.9/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet is a solid black ale with a huge, lumpy, tan head that stays put and leaves outstanding lacing. It turns into a ceramic, nitrogen-looking head. I've never seen a head like that from a bottle. It has an aroma of sweet malt, grass, flowers and a soft roastiness. It's full bodied, super smooth and creamy with a clean, dry finish. The flavor is a perfect balance between soft roastiness and a botanical bitterness. There's just a touch of sweetness that is erased in the bitter finish. The aftertaste is kind of ashy. Wow, I could drink a bathtub full of this. These Clown Shoes guys are really on the ball.

yesyouam, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

mhenson42, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

rab53, Dec 01, 2011
Hoppy Feet from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,243 ratings.